VIDEO: CCTV footage shows vicious shootout inside a London newsagent

CCTV footage showing a vicious shootout in a London newsagent which resulted in two men being jailed for more than six years.

Abdinasir Abdurahim, 25, pleaded guilty to violent disorder and possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life.

Police officers were called at 7.20pm on 11 July 2017, after reports of disorder and a firearm being discharged, at a commercial unit on Glynne Road, London.

Witnesses told police how Abdurahim, Jordan Francois and three others were involved in a large altercation in which firearms were discharged and weapons, including a samurai sword and meat cleaver were used.

Abdurahim was arrested by police on 11 August 2017.

He was charged on 26 September 2017 with violent disorder and possession of a firearm.

He pleaded guilty on 9 January, 2018.

26-year-old Francois was arrested on 13 July 2017 and charged on 26 July with possession of an offensive weapon.

He was found guilty on 19 January 2018 and sentenced on 28 March 2018 to 18 months imprisonment.

DC Ari Yoganathan, from the Metropolitan’s Trident Command, said: “Both men knew exactly what they were doing when they armed themselves with these weapons.

“This was a vicious and violent attack, and it’s lucky that no one was killed.”

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